'Intervention' producer Emily Mayer joins co.
“Intervention” producer GRB Ent. has tapped Emily Mayer as its new vice president of development.Mayer joins from Alchemy TV Group, where she was VP of series for its reality division. Alchemy downsized earlier this year, as several staffers — including CEO Carrie Stein — departed. At GRB, Mayer will handle development and distribution — looking especially to create more female-targeted fare. She’ll report to GRB founder Gary R. Benz. “Emily impressed me with her credibility, intelligence and depth,” he said. Mayer’s experience includes selling shows to Discovery, Animal Planet, Fox Reality Channel and Endemol France while at Alchemy. Before that, she was director of development at 44 Blue. Her credits also include stints at local TV stations WMAR Baltimore and WPIX New York.